A lighthouse may be low tech and more picturesque than functional in this time of GPS, RADAR and AIS – Automated Identification System. But we appreciate the long standing dedication of mariners making landfall without anything more than dead reckoning and a magnetic compass. These majestic masterpieces of stone and mortar remind us of our nautical history.

By day you may recognize the silhouette or color scheme, by night the light color and pattern guides you into safe harbor.

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